Dutch Netherlands United Provinces Holland c. 1750 Homann decorative folio mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Belgii Pars Septentrionalis Communi Nomine Vulgo Hollandia.
(Europe, Low Countries, Netherlands, Holland, Zeeland, United Provinces, Dutch Netherlands).
Issued c. 1740-50, Nuremberg by Homann.
Fine mid 18th century folio sheet engraved map, with full original hand color. Splendid large mermaid and sea gods decorative cartouche, inset of Asia and Dutch colonial islands below with prospect view of Batavia coastline
Nice looking example, pleasing age patina, soft extraneous fold down right of centerfold, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Original center fold as issued.
Sheet Measures c. 21 1/2" H x 24 "W.
Engraved Area Measures c. 19 1/4" H x 22" W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 2, pp. 361.